News & Statements
Gathering is growing tourism as Varadkar welcomes rises across all main markets
Visitor numbers increased by 6% from all of Ireland’s main markets in the first five months of the year – and by 8% between March and May – which Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar said shows the Gathering is gaining momentum.
Minister Varadkar Opens Hansfield Station
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Mr. Leo Varadkar T.D. today officially opened Hansfield Station in Dublin 15.
Breakthrough as EU funding targeted at transport, energy and telecoms networks
Agreement reached on key €30bn Connecting Europe Facility Fund (CEF).
Government publishes Road Traffic Bill 2013
Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar has published the Road Traffic Bill 2013 following its sign-off by Cabinet.
Holiday visits to Ireland up 19% & spending up across all main markets – Varadkar
New CSO figures out today confirm very strong growth in the number of holidaymakers who travelled to Ireland in the first three months of 2013 - the year of the Gathering – as well as increased revenue from overseas visitors, according to Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar.
€50M to repair 600km of road surfaces under Government plan – Varadkar
A €50 million boost to repair regional and local road surfaces has been announced today by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar as part of the Government’s Investing in Infrastructure & Jobs plan.